Somatic Experiencing: Using Interoception and Proprioception as Core Elements of Trauma Therapy
$6.00 | CEU Hours:2.00 | Advanced*This course is not approved for NBCC renewal. Please see our NBCC category of courses here.
CE Course Description
Somatic Experiencing (SE) is a novel form of therapy that focuses on resolving the symptoms of chronic stress and post-traumatic stress. This advanced CE course demonstrates how the methods of SE help restore functionality to the core response network and provides a possible neurophysiological rationale for the mechanisms involved.
Article Author: Mardi Crane-Godreau, Ph.D., et al.
Exam writer: Patricia Hocking-Walker, M.S. (Psychology)
CE Course Objectives
1. Enumerate key elements of SE.
2. Explain how SE defines “pendulation.”
3. Investigate what trembling or shivering is a sign of from an SE point of view.
4. Examine the systems that form the core response network.
5. Scrutinize how the “mindful” aspects of SE may facilitate spontaneous self-regulation.
6. Describe why, for the mental health professional, using the phrase “I imagine . . .” is important when describing observations of the patient’s inner state.